I can’t really call this a good year. But maybe one of transition. Considering my lack of agility, don’t expect any big changes from my side in the short-term, meaning before years’ end, or maybe even not before next years’ end. Let’s hope that until then I’ll still be legally allowed to write a blog. […]Read more "That was 2016"
The christmas season does have advantages – like receiving gifts which, in the best case, are a Korg Volca Kick. This latest offering in Korg’s highly interesting Volca series of small, low-priced synthesizers, follows suit on the Beats, Bass, Keys, Sample and FM. “Kick”, so that means it can only do kick sounds, making it […]Read more "A New Synth – Korg Volca Kick"
Starting with version 9, Steinberg has discontinued the 32bit versions for their main DAW product line “Cubase”.
Read on what that means for me – and for Cubase users in general.Read more "Cubase breaks the 32bit barrier – and doesn’t look back."
Here’s my seasonal wish/gift list – the things you might want to wish for if you are or give if you know a synth/music kinda guy.Read more "A Seasonal Gift/Wish List for the Synth People"
A lot of people said it: I said it some time ago, and just the other day, my buddy @scatterfilter said it: Cheap tabletop synths are fun. #Boutique — scatterfilter (@napadude) July 24, 2016 It’s a good time to be buying a (new) synthesizer. There’s a wide spectrum, and they’re relatively affordable. Which immediately begs […]Read more "What does a Synthesizer cost?"
There is no such thing as a perfect synthesizer – I already explained why this is at length, and this statement doesn’t add with a restricting “in my opinion”.
But without much further ado: the best synth in the world is the Waldorf Q.Read more "The Best Synth in the World (in my opinion)"
So I got this Elektron Analog Rytm, on my quest to assemble (possibly) an all-analogue setup for making a synth album. Before I start diving into the feature lineup, and still later into some hands-on experience, I’d like to start with a Prologue: Why I got it Hardware drum machines/groove boxes had been almost removed […]Read more "Review: Elektron Analog Rytm"